Motivation Concepts

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Question 1
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________ is defined as the processes that account for an individual's intensity, direction, and persistence of effort toward attaining a goal.

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Leadership

B

Management

C

Learning

D

Emotional labor

E

Motivation

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Question 2
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The ________ dimension of motivation measures how long a person can maintain effort.

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direction

B

persistence

C

intensity

D

knowledge

E

experience

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Question 3
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The ________ element of motivation describes how hard a person tries.

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intelligence

B

experience

C

direction

D

intensity

E

persistence

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Question 4
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Motivation is defined as the processes that account for an individual's intensity, direction, and persistence of effort toward attaining a goal.

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Question 5
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The level of motivation varies both between individuals and within individuals at different times.

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Question 6
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Describe the three key elements in the definition of motivation.

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Question 7
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Which level of Maslow's hierarchy of needs deals with satisfying one's hunger, thirst, and other bodily needs?

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A
safety-security
B
physiological
C
social
D
esteem
E
psychological
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Question 8
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The church you go to every Sunday is made up of people who have very different lifestyles and are at different stages in their life. Joanna is a 23-year-old single parent who works for minimum wage and shifts from motel to motel for accommodation. Josephine is a single, 45-year-old woman who earns a decent salary and has few interests and friends outside her office. Jonathan is 60 years old, extremely wealthy, has a loving family, and enjoys his work. You have decided to apply Maslow's hierarchy of needs to determine what motivates each of these individuals.
-Which of the following needs would most likely motivate Joanna?

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A
social
B
esteem
C
physiological
D
self-actualization
E
safety-security
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Question 9
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The church you go to every Sunday is made up of people who have very different lifestyles and are at different stages in their life. Joanna is a 23-year-old single parent who works for minimum wage and shifts from motel to motel for accommodation. Josephine is a single, 45-year-old woman who earns a decent salary and has few interests and friends outside her office. Jonathan is 60 years old, extremely wealthy, has a loving family, and enjoys his work. You have decided to apply Maslow's hierarchy of needs to determine what motivates each of these individuals.
-Which of the following needs would most likely motivate Josephine?

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A
social-belongingness
B
esteem
C
physiological
D
self-actualization
E
safety-security
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Question 10
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The church you go to every Sunday is made up of people who have very different lifestyles and are at different stages in their life. Joanna is a 23-year-old single parent who works for minimum wage and shifts from motel to motel for accommodation. Josephine is a single, 45-year-old woman who earns a decent salary and has few interests and friends outside her office. Jonathan is 60 years old, extremely wealthy, has a loving family, and enjoys his work. You have decided to apply Maslow's hierarchy of needs to determine what motivates each of these individuals.
-Which of the following needs would most motivate Jonathan?

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A
social-belongingness
B
esteem
C
physiological
D
self-actualization
E
safety-security
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Question 11
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The church you go to every Sunday is made up of people who have very different lifestyles and are at different stages in their life. Joanna is a 23-year-old single parent who works for minimum wage and shifts from motel to motel for accommodation. Josephine is a single, 45-year-old woman who earns a decent salary and has few interests and friends outside her office. Jonathan is 60 years old, extremely wealthy, has a loving family, and enjoys his work. You have decided to apply Maslow's hierarchy of needs to determine what motivates each of these individuals.
-According to Maslow's hierarchy of needs, which of the following is a lower level need?

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social-belongingness
B
safety-security
C
esteem
D
self-actualization
E
recognition
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Question 12
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The church you go to every Sunday is made up of people who have very different lifestyles and are at different stages in their life. Joanna is a 23-year-old single parent who works for minimum wage and shifts from motel to motel for accommodation. Josephine is a single, 45-year-old woman who earns a decent salary and has few interests and friends outside her office. Jonathan is 60 years old, extremely wealthy, has a loving family, and enjoys his work. You have decided to apply Maslow's hierarchy of needs to determine what motivates each of these individuals.
-Which of the following is the highest level need in Maslow's theory?

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self-actualization
B
safety-security
C
social-belongingness
D
esteem
E
physiological
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Question 13
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The church you go to every Sunday is made up of people who have very different lifestyles and are at different stages in their life. Joanna is a 23-year-old single parent who works for minimum wage and shifts from motel to motel for accommodation. Josephine is a single, 45-year-old woman who earns a decent salary and has few interests and friends outside her office. Jonathan is 60 years old, extremely wealthy, has a loving family, and enjoys his work. You have decided to apply Maslow's hierarchy of needs to determine what motivates each of these individuals.
-Which of the following needs in Maslow's hierarchy refers to the drive to become what one is capable of becoming?

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social-belongingness
B
self-actualization
C
physiological
D
esteem
E
safety-security
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Question 14
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Why is Maslow's theory criticized?

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A
The concept of self-actualization was unfounded.
B
There is little evidence that needs are structured or operate in the way it describes.
C
The esteem need is a more powerful motivator than self-actualization.
D
Its terminology tends to alienate those to whom it is applied.
E
It does not adequately describe how an organization can satisfy higher-order needs.
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Question 15
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The ________ theory is also called motivation-hygiene theory.

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A
hierarchy of needs
B
goal-setting
C
self-determination
D
cognitive evaluation
E
two-factor
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Question 16
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Which of the following theories proposes the idea of a dual continuum?

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A
Maslow's hierarchy of needs theory
B
self-determination theory
C
two-factor theory
D
cognitive evaluation theory
E
McClelland's theory of needs
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Question 17
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According to the two-factor theory, ________ .

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A
there exists a hierarchy of needs within every human being, and as each need is satisfied, the next one becomes dominant
B
most employees inherently dislike work and must therefore be directed or even coerced into performing it
C
employees view work as being as natural as rest or play, and therefore learn to accept, and even seek, responsibility
D
the aspects that lead to job satisfaction are separate and distinct from those that lead to job dissatisfaction
E
achievement, power, and affiliation are three important needs that help explain motivation
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Question 18
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Which of the following is a motivational factor according to Herzberg's two-factor theory?

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quality of supervision
B
recognition
C
pay
D
relationships with others
E
company policies
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Question 19
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According to the two-factor theory proposed by Herzberg, which of the following is considered a hygiene factor?

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promotional opportunities
B
quality of supervision
C
achievement
D
recognition
E
responsibility
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Question 20
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According to Herzberg, when ________ are adequate, people won't be dissatisfied, but they will also not be satisfied.

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achievement needs
B
affiliation needs
C
motivational factors
D
power needs
E
hygiene factors
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